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Re: Summary (was: Proposed ::last-line and ::last-letter selectors)

From: Andrés <adelfino@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 18:25:28 -0300
Message-ID: <4d90013f0608151425x6bfa3a52n603dc89bec3e667b@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
You are not even offering it, how do you now it's user base is narrow?

On 8/15/06, Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:
>
> 1. CSS WG members, who are true maniacs and collect newspapers, books,
>     restaurant menus and dozens of other print materials all around
>     the world (I am _not_ kidding) have almost never seen need for those
>     pseudos.
>
> 2. the implementation cost of these pseudos is very expensive.
>
> 3. the specification cost of how these pseudos really work - and I
>     remind you that something that _looks_ simple like the ::first-letter
>     pseudo is in fact very complex and the CSS WG spent incredible
>     amounts of time on it - is very expensive too.
>
> So: extremely narrow user base, high cost and complexity.
> Conclusion: rejected.
>
> Is that clearer ?-)
>
> </Daniel>
>
>


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Andrés Delfino
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